Definitions for uppercutˈʌp ərˌkʌt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

up•per•cutˈʌp ərˌkʌt(n.; v.)-cut, -cut•ting.

  1. (n.)a swinging blow directed upward, as to an adversary's chin.

    Category: Sport

  2. (v.t.)to strike (an opponent) with an uppercut.

    Category: Sport

  3. (v.i.)to deliver an uppercut.

    Category: Sport

Origin of uppercut:

1840–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. uppercut(noun)

    a swinging blow directed upward (especially at an opponent's chin)

Wiktionary

  1. uppercut(Noun)

    a swinging blow aimed upwards at the opponent's chin

  2. uppercut(Noun)

    a cut shot that sends the ball over the wicket-keeper's head

  3. uppercut(Verb)

    To strike with an uppercut


Translations for uppercut

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

uppercut(noun)

in boxing etc, a blow aimed upwards, eg to the chin.

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